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Beware fake Microsoft Dynamics invoices

Beware fake Microsoft Dynamics invoices

The latest scam email campaign reported by MailGuard may steal your Microsoft login details.
Feb 16 2018, 3:22PM
Is Facebook’s new Protect feature actually spyware?

Is Facebook’s new Protect feature actually spyware?

The VPN service appears to collect and analyse user data.
Feb 16 2018, 10:39AM
Skype flaw could allow hackers to access your computer

Skype flaw could allow hackers to access your computer

With no dedicated fix apparently coming soon, here’s what you need to know to protect your system.
Feb 15 2018, 8:27AM
Bitcoin-mining hackers hijack government websites

Bitcoin-mining hackers hijack government websites

Here's how to protect yourself from hacked sites that could turn your computer into a cryptocurrency miner.
Feb 13 2018, 6:14AM
diskAshur Pro2 review: high-security portable storage

diskAshur Pro2 review: high-security portable storage

Do you carry around sensitive data? This portable hard drive offers multi-layer security.
Feb 9 2018, 11:55AM
Secure your Wi-Fi in ten steps

Secure your Wi-Fi in ten steps

How to lock down your wireless network and find rogue devices that could be stealing your data.
Feb 9 2018, 11:03AM
Are you ready for data breach notification laws?

Are you ready for data breach notification laws?

Time is running out, yet many businesses aren’t ready, according to a new study. Here’s what you need to know.
Feb 9 2018, 9:50AM
WatchGuard AP420 review: lock down your Wi-Fi

WatchGuard AP420 review: lock down your Wi-Fi

This new access point is for businesses that want enterprise-grade wireless security without breaking the bank.
Feb 6 2018, 10:02PM
Credit card fraud patterns revealed

Credit card fraud patterns revealed

A new report by Stripe identifies tell-tale times, amounts, cards and other potential signs of fraudulent transactions.
Jan 30 2018, 1:01PM
WatchGuard adds DNS protection to security suite

WatchGuard adds DNS protection to security suite

The security appliance vendor is adding another defence layer that will protect users from dangerous sites.
Jan 24 2018, 7:19AM
Visa’s security roadmap for credit cards and beyond

Visa’s security roadmap for credit cards and beyond

The financial giant explains how it plans to protect online transactions, contactless payments and more.
Jan 23 2018, 8:21AM
New government guide to small business security

New government guide to small business security

Here are “three quick steps” to protecting your business against cyber attacks.
Jan 18 2018, 5:41PM
New D-Link and Netgear routers to offer anti-malware

New D-Link and Netgear routers to offer anti-malware

The network vendors have partnered with McAfee and Bitdefender to beef up security on some new routers.
Jan 12 2018, 4:34PM
What you need to know about CPU vulnerabilities

What you need to know about CPU vulnerabilities

Key vendors have responded quickly to the processor flaws, but be careful – one patch from Microsoft reportedly ‘bricks’ some machines.
Jan 12 2018, 6:35AM
Cyber attacks up by 23 percent in 2017: report

Cyber attacks up by 23 percent in 2017: report

Australians are failing to take basic cybersecurity precautions, despite big rises in cybercrime and targeted attacks, according to two new studies.
Jan 5 2018, 5:56PM
Intel, AMD and ARM processors at risk from security flaw

Intel, AMD and ARM processors at risk from security flaw

Vulnerabilities could affect just about all modern computers, servers and mobile devices. Here's what you should do.
Jan 4 2018, 10:13PM
Is it time to stop using Google search?

Is it time to stop using Google search?

DuckDuckGo, the privacy-conscious search engine, is growing in popularity. Here's why, and what you need to know about it.
Dec 20 2017, 12:42PM
Check your laptop for a factory-installed keylogger

Check your laptop for a factory-installed keylogger

A potentially vulnerable touchpad driver puts a wide range of laptops at risk. We explain how to tell if yours is affected.
Dec 18 2017, 11:40AM
Okta offers one year free ID management

Okta offers one year free ID management

The identity provider has a special offer for startups and small businesses that can help secure user access.
Dec 11 2017, 12:32PM
Beware fake Amazon receipts

Beware fake Amazon receipts

Yet another malicious email campaign appears to take advantage of the retail giant's Australian launch.
Dec 7 2017, 9:39PM

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